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AGBIOS GM crop database [online]. Available from: http://cera-gmc.org/index.php?action=gm_crop_database. Date accessed: 30 January 2010.

Berthaud J, Savidan Y, Barré M, Leblanc O. 1997. Tripsacum. In: Fuccillo D, Sears L, Stapleton P, editors. Biodiversity in Trust. Cambridge Univ. press.

Berthaud J, Savidan Y, Barre M, Leblanc O. 1997. Tripsacum In: Fucillo D, Sears L, Stapleton P, editors. Biodiversity in Trust. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Bioversity International, CIMMYT. 2009. Key access and utilization descriptors for maize genetic resources. Bioversity International, Rome, Italy; International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico. Available here.

Brandolini A. 1970. Maize. in: Frankel OH, Bennett E, editors. Genetic Resources in Plants: Their Exploration and Conservation. F.A. Davis Co., Philadelphia. pp. 273-309.

Chang TT. 1985. Preservation of crop germplasm. Iowa State Journal of Research. Vol. 59. No.4. Pp. 365-378.

CIMMYT Maize Program. 2004. Maize diseases: A guide for field identification. 4th edition. CIMMYT, Mexico City, Mexico.

CIMMYT. 2005. Laboratory Protocols: CIMMYT Applied Molecular Genetics Laboratory. Third Edition. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT.
ISBN: 9686923306 These protocols can be downloaded at Cimmyt’s website (1.9MB)

CIMMYT. 2006. Maize Germplasm Networking Meeting. Global Maize Genetic Resources Conservation: A Workshop on Conservation, Management, and Networking. 2-5 May 2006, CIMMYT, El Batan, Mexico D.F.: CIMMYT

Crossa J. 1989. Methodologies for estimating the sample size required for genetic conservation of outbreeding crops. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 77:153–161.

Crossa J, Taba S, Eberhart SA, Bretting P, Vencovsky R. 1994. Prac tical considerations for maintaining germplasm in maize. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 89:89–95.

Dunn ME. 1975. Ceramic evidence for the prehistoric distribution of maize in Mexico. American Antiquity, Vol. 40, 3:305-314 Published by: Society for American Archaeology

Duvick SA, Pollak LM, Edwards JW, White PJ. 2006. Altering the fatty acid composition of Corn Belt corn through Tripsacum introgression. Maydica 51: 409-416.

Ellis RH. 1998. Longevity of seeds stored hermetically at low moisture contents. Seed Science Research supplement 1:9-10.

Ellis RH, Hong TD, Roberts EH. 1985. Handbook of seed technology for genebanks volume I. Principles and Methodology. Handbooks for Genebanks no. 2. International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, Rome. http://www.bioversityinternational.org/index.php?id=19&user_bioversitypublications_pi1[showUid]=2405.

EPPO activities on plant quarantine [online]. 2010. Available from: http://eppo.org/QUARANTINE/quarantine.htm. Date accessed: 30 January 2010.

FAOSTAT [homepage] [online] Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Available from: http://faostat.fao.org/site/567/default.aspx. Date accessed: April 2010.

FAO/IPGRI. 1994. Genebank standards. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome and International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome. Available in English (0.2MB), Spanish, French, and Arabic .

Franco J, Crossa J, Taba S, Shands H. 2005. A sampling strategy for conserving genetic diversity when forming core subsets. Crop Science 45:1035–1044.

Global Crop Diversity Trust. 2007. Global strategy for the ex situ conservation and utilization of maize germplasm [online]. Available from: www.croptrust.org/documents/web/Maize-Strategy-FINAL-18Sept07.pdf. Accessed: 4 August 2010.

GMO ERA Project [homepage of the International Project on GMO Environmental Risk Assessment Methodologies] [online]. Available from: http://www.gmoera.umn.edu/index.html Date accessed: 30 January 2010.

Gomez-Campo C. 2006. Erosion of genetic resources within seed genebanks: The role of seed containers. Seed Science Research 16: 291-294.

Goodman MM, Brown WL. 1988. Races of corn. In: Sprague GF, Dudley JW, editors. Corn and corn improvement, third edition, monograph 18. American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Crop Science Society of America, Inc. and Soil Science Society of America, Inc. pp. 33-79.

GPG2, Activity 2.1.2: “Develop crop-specific guidelines to maintain germplasm free from transgenes” Workshop, August 15-17, 2007, CIMMYT. Available here.

Hanson J. 1985. Procedures for handling seeds in genebanks. Practical manuals for genebanks no. 1. International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, Rome. Available from:  http://www.bioversityinternational.org/index.php?id=19&user_bioversitypublications_pi1[showUid]=2235.

Hartkamp AD, White JW, Rodriguez Aguilar A, Banzinger M, Srinivasan G, Granados G, Crossa J. 2000. Maize production environments revisited: A GIS-based approach. CIMMY T, Mexico City, Mexico.

Hong TD, Ellis RH. 1996. A protocol to determine seed storage behavior. IPGRI Technical Bulletin No. 1. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute. Rome. Italy. Available here. (0.3MB)

IBPGR and CIMMYT. 1991. Descriptors for Maize. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City; International Borad for Plant Genetic Resources, Rome. Available here. (0.5MB)

International Seed Testing Association ISTA. http://www.seedtest.org/en/home.htm. Date accessed: 30 January 2010.

International Seed Testing Association. 1993. International rules for seed testing. Seed Science and Technology 21, Supplement.

ISAAA in brief. [online].International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA).

ISTA. 2008. International Rules for Seed Testing. International Seed Testing Association. ISTA Secretariat, Switzerland.

James C. 2007. Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2007. ISAAA Brief Vol. 37. ISAAA: Ithaca, NY.

Jaramillo S, Baena M. 2000. Material de apoyo a la capacitación en conservación ex situ de recursos fitogeneticos. Instituto Internacional de Recursos Fitogeneticos, Cali, Colombia. Available from: http://www2.bioversityinternational.org/Information_Sources/Training_Modules/Ex_Situ_Conservation/index.asp. Date accessed: 3 September 2010.

Justice OL, Bass LN. 1978. Principles and practices of seed storage. Agriculture handbook no. 506. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C.

Lafitte HR. 1994. Identifying production problems in tropical maize: A field guide. CIMMYT, Mexico City, Mexico.

Matsuoka Y, Vigouroux Y, Goodman MM, Sanchez-G J, Buckler E, Doebley J. 2002. A single domestication for maize shown by multilocus microsatellite genotyping. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (PNAS) USA. 99:6080-6084. Available from: teosinte.wisc.edu/pdfs/Matsuoka_et_al_PNAS.pdf. Date accessed: 3 September 2010.

Mezzalama M, Gilchrist L, McNab A. 2005. Seed health: rules and regulations for the safe movement of germplasm. International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT. Mexico, DF. Available online at: Books.google.com

Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-018-FITO-1995. Por la que se establece la cuarentena exterior para prevenir la introducción de plagas del maíz. Available for download from: senasica.gob.mx/?doc=615. Date accessed: 3 September 2010.

Ortega AC. 1987. Insect pests of maize. A guide for field identification. CIMMYT, Mexico City, Mexico.

Ortiz R, Taba S, Chávez Tovar VH, Mezzalama M, Xu Y, Yan J, Crouch, JH. 2010. Conserving and Enhancing Maize Genetic Resources as Global Public Goods– A Perspective from CIMMYT. Crop Science 50:13–28.

Pardey PG, Koo B, Van Dusen E, Skovemand B, Taba S, Wright BD. 2004. CIMMY T genebank. In: Saving Seeds: The economics of conserving crop genetic resources ex situ in the Future Harvest centers of the CGIAR. CABI Publishing, UK . pp. 21–47.

Pardey PG, Koo B, Wright BD, Van Dusen ME, Skovmand B, Taba S. 2001. Costing the conservation of genetic resources: CIMMYT’s ex situ maize and wheat collection. Crop Science 41(4):1286-1299. Available from : http://sgrp.cgiar.org/sites/default/files/Pardey-2001.pdf. Accessed: 15 September 2010.

Piperno DR, Flannery KV. 2001. The earliest archaeological maize (Zea mays L.) from Highland Mexico: New accelerator mass spectrometry dates and their implications. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (PNAS) USA. 98:2101-2103. Available from: www.pnas.org/content/98/4/2101.full.pdf+html. Date accessed: 3 September 2010.

Pollak LM. 2003. The history and success of the public-private project on germplasm enhancement of maize (GEM). Advances in Agronomy. 78:45-87. Available from: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~usda-gem/Publications/Publications/Advances%20in%20Agronomy.pdf. Date accessed: 3 September 2010.

Position Statement on Genetically Modified Crop Varieties, CIMMYT.

Probert RJ, Hay FR. 2000. Keeping seeds alive. In: Black M, Bewley JD, editors. Seed technology and its biological basis. CRC Press LLC. USA and Canada. pp. 375-404.

Rosegrant MW, Msangi S, Ringler C, Sulser TB, Zhu T, Cline SA. 2008. International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT): Model Description. International Food Policy Research Institute: Washington, D.C. Available from: www.ifpri.org/themes/impact/impactwater.pdf. Date accessed: 3 September 2010.

Salhuana W. 1995. Conservation, evaluation and use of maize genetic resources. In: Engels JMM, Rao RR, editors. Regeneration of Seed Crops and Their Wild Relatives. ICRISAT, India.

Scott MP, editor. 2009. Transgenic maize. Methods and protocols. Series Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 526. 200pp.

Seed health testing: Maize CIMMYT [online]. Available from: http://apps.cimmyt.org/english/wps/obtain_seed/shl-table2.htm. Date accessed: 30 January 2010.

Springer TL, Dewald, CL. 2004. Eastern gamagrass and other Tripsacum species. In L. E. Moser, B. L. Burson and L. E. Sollenberger, eds. Warm-Season (C4) Grasses Agronomy Monograph 45. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI. pp. 955-973

Taba S, Diaz J, Franco J, Crossa J. 1998. Evaluation of Caribbean maize accessions to develop a core subset. Crop Science. 38:1378-1386.

Taba S, Eberhart SA, Pollak LM. 2004b. Germplasm resources. In: Smith CW, Betran J, Runge ECA, editors. Corn: origin, Technology, and Production. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp 99-132.

Taba S, editor. 1997b. Latin American Maize Germplasm Regeneration and Conservation: Proceedings of a Workshop held at CIMMYT, June 1-6, 1996. Maize Program Special Report. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT.

Taba S, editor. 2005. Latin American Maize Germplasm Conservation: Regeneration, In situ Conservation, Core Collection, and Prebreeding: Proceedings of a Workshop held at CIMMYT. April 7-10, 2003. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT.

Taba S, van Ginkel M, Hoisington D, Poland D. 2004. Wellhausen-Anderson Plant Genetic Resources Center: Operations Manual, 2004. El Batan, Mexico: CIMMYT. Available here. (0.5 MB)

Taba S, Eberhart SA, Pollak LM. 2004. Germplasm resources. In Smith CW, Betran J, Range ECA (eds.) Corn: Origin, History, Technology, and Production. USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Pp.99-132.

Taba S. 1997. Maize. In: Fuccillo D, Sears L, Stapleton P, editors. Biodiversity in Trust, conservation and use of plant genetic resources in CGIAR Centers. Cambridge Univ. Press. pp. 213-226.

Taba S. 1997. Teosinte. In: Fuccillo D, Sears L, Stapleton P, editors. Biodiversity in Trust. Cambridge Univ. press. pp 234-242.

Taba S. 2003. Preliminary breeder core subsets and prebreeding in Latin American maize germplasm conservation: regeneration, in-situ conservation, core subsets, and prebreeding: proceedings of a workshop held at CIMMYT. April 7-10, 2003. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT. pp. 9-25. Click here to download this publication.

Vencovsky R, Crossa J. 1999. Variance effective population size under mixed self and random mating with applications to genetic conservation of species. Crop Science 39:1282–1294.

Walters C, Wheeler LM, Grotenhuis JM. 2005. Longevity of seeds stored in a genebank: species characteristics. Seed Science Research 15:1-20.

Warham EJ, Butler LD, Sutton BC. 1996. Seed testing of maize and wheat: A laboratory guide. CIMMYT, Mexico and CAB International, UK. Available here (20 MB)

Webster D, Rue D, Traverse A. 2005. Early Zea cultivation in Honduras: Implications for the Iltis hypothesis. Economic Botany 59, 2:101-111. Available from: www.anthro.psu.edu/faculty_staff/docs/Webster_EconomicBotany.pdf. Date accessed: 15 June 2010.

Wellhausen EJ, Roberts LM, Hernandez-Xolocotzi E, in collaboration with Mangelsdorf PC. 1952. Races of maize in Mexico. Bussey Institution, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Wilkes G. 2004. Corn, strange and marvelous: but is a definitive origin known? In: Smith CW, Betran J, Runge ECA, editors. Corn: Origin, History, Technology, and Production. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. pp. 3-64.

The Genebanks

The 11 CGIAR genebanks currently conserve 730,000 of cereals and grain legumes, forage crops, tree species, root and tuber crops, bananas and crop wild relatives.

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